A corespondent writes:
I have actually started reading Human Action directly during my down time at work, and I have an interesting anecdote to share that you might find amusing about it. So I have been reading about it, specifically praxeology, and decided to play in a poker tournament today. I actually used what I read about in Human Action to call the bluff of another player. I don’t know, it’s just the way Mises talks about action really does apply to every category of action. I found myself applying the notion that “all action is purposeful” in order to get myself to question the purposes of an opponent who made a strange bet, which led me to deduce they were bluffing. Thinking about what Mises wrote was a large part of the reason I decided to call his bluff.